Newcastle Airport Arrivals NCL

Newcastle International Airport

Woolsington, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
NE13 8BZ, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 871 8821121
Fax: +44 (0) 191 2716080
Owner: Newcastle International Airport Ltd

Airport Codes
IATA code: NCL

NCL Arrivals today

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Find out Newcastle International Airport arrivals

Newcastle international airport is located on the outskirts of Newcastle upon Tyne in northeast England. It is the 11th busiest airport in the UK handling 5 million passengers in the year 2019 (with a drop of Newcastle arrivals after because of the pandemic) but in 2023 a significant increase. This airport owned by the Newcastle airport local authority holding company LTD.

This airport is home to Newcastle Airport fire academy and the south side of this airport is home to the great North Air Ambulance.

History Newcastle Airport

Newcastle international airport was opened in 1935. Later in the 1960’s, a new runway was built. In the 1970’s the total passengers were one million in that year. The year 2004 an extended terminal was built. There was in  2006 a record of NCL arrivals with 5.4 million passengers that used this airport.

This airport get significant growth up to 2007 when passengers numbers peaked at 5.5 million in the year. But passengers number declined for 4 year till 2010 but later that passengers number again reached at 5.3 million in 2018. In 2019 total passengers are 5.1 million but in 2020 during the Covid-19 period, these numbers again declined with 80% less Newcastle Airport arrivals.

Facilities in the terminal

A lot of options are available for shopping such as Boots, WH Smith, Cuba lily, Traveler, Lounge, etc. You get tons of options for food with places like Burger King, Bar11, the Beer House, Cabin, etc.

The airport also provides baby care facilities to find baby food and  special playing areas for babies. Duty-free facilities for children like toys keep children entertained.

There is a fast security checking system provided by the airport.

Runways and terminals Newcastle airport

The airport has a single asphalt runway of 7640 ft. There is only one terminal for all Newcastle International Airport arrivals. In this terminal, you get all services like dining and shopping. All shops are opened for 24 hours and 7 days a week.

Below the Newcastle terminal map for departure to check in. All the  international NCL airport arrivals are coming through the left side of the building. Domestic flight arrivals Newcastle airport will arrive on the  other side of the building.

Terminal map domestic and international arrivals including check-in area
Newcastle airport flight routes

Most popular Newcastle arrivals fly in from London Heathrow. Other popular routes are as follows:

Many of these Newcastle Airport arrivals are with the airlines, Ryanair, British Airways and the holiday flights of TUI Airways.

Ground transportation Newcastle Airport


  • To city centre: Continue onto the A696. Take the 2nd exit at Newcastle Airport Roundabout onto the A696. Continue onto the A167(M) into Newcastle city centre.

There are several options for traveling by bus. Departures for example to Eldon Square and Ponteland but also Oakwood, Darras Hall and Kingston Park.


Travel quickly with the Metro to many possible stations in the city and around it. For example, to the center you can easily and quickly go to Haymarket or Monument. The journey will take approximately 25 minutes with departures every 12 minutes. You can also travel to Sunderland by Metro. The travel time for this will take about an hour. Find more information at


Travel easily by train from the airport. There is a connection with the North East rail network. If you want to travel to the center of the city, it takes about 25 minutes (arrival at Central Station). Arrivals can take place from 6:00 am to 0:00 am. There will be a train every 12 minutes. Once you have arrived at Central Station, you can easily continue your journey with the Metro. Many other destinations are also possible. You can travel by train to, for example, Durham, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, Glasgow, and Middlesbrough.


There is an on-site taxi service at the airport. After your arrival you can collect your luggage and walk out of the terminal to immediately take a taxi from Arrow Cars. They have been assigned a special location for a pick up or drop off. Because they have many taxis available, you will not have to wait. The prices are fixed and can be paid by credit card.


There are many parking lots to park you car at Newcastle airport arrivals.The blue long stay areas are the cheapest. The short stay are more expensive but nearby and convenient. Even more convenient is the Premium Fast Track. There is also an Meet & Greet area.

Parking map


Car Hire

A convenient and pleasant way to continue your journey after you have landed at Newcastle Airport is with a rental car. There are a number of car rental companies with their desk on the ground floor of the terminal. This is against domestic arrivals to be more precise. For example:

  • Rent a car at Interrent
  • Enterprise
  • Alamo
  • Avis
  • Europcar
Places to visit in Newcastle city

If your experience Newcastle arrivals, here are some beautiful places that you should definitely check out:

  • The Tyne bridges, this bridge is a two-level structure and has a 165 ft height. This bridge is opened in 1928 by king George V.
  • Historic Quayside is a very beautiful place to visit. Here you can see many old shops, hotels, and restaurants.
  • Newcastle Castle is the main tourist attraction of the city. This castle started in 1080 and complete in 1172.
  • Laing art gallery, if you love art then this place should definitely in your list.

If you are looking for a cheap option to stay close to the airport, then Britannia Hotel Newcastle Airport and Premier Inn Newcastle Airport hotel are recommended. Both are 3-star hotels with plenty of positive reviews and cost around £50 a night. If you desire a little more luxury in a 4-star hotel, then definitely sleep in the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Newcastle International Airport. Walking distance to the terminal.